Feel Art Again: The Exam

Over the past five months, 'Feel Art Again' has featured more than 40 different artists and their works. Now we'll find out just how well you've been paying attention.

1 of 20
Of Michelangelo, which artist once said, "He was a good man, but he did not know how to paint"?
John Trumbull
El Greco
Jacques-Louis David
Jean-Baptiste van Loo
2 of 20
Despite financial difficulties, this artist was known for his frequent use of the pigment lapis lazuli (natural aquamarine), an exorbitantly expensive pigment at the time.
Johannes Vermeer
Vincent van Gogh
El Greco
Pál Szinyei-Merse
3 of 20
This painting, "The Persistence of Memory," is considered to be which artist's transition between his Freudian and scientific phases?
Pablo Picasso
René Magritte
Henri Matisse
Salvador Dali
4 of 20
This artist's paintings are so well researched that they are often used as references for movie set design.
Alexander Nasmyth
Adolphe William Bouguereau
George Seurat
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
5 of 20
"I'm disappearing," said which artist on his deathbed?
Vasily Surikov
Jan Steen
Carl Spitzweg
Cornelis Saftleven
6 of 20
Which artist wrote, at age 74, "Of all I drew prior to the age of 70 there is truly nothing of any great note"?
Adolphe William Bouguereau
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Hokusai
John Trumbull
7 of 20
While he was out of town, which artist's works were pawned by his brother?
William Hogarth
John Trumbull
Samuel Palmer
Jan Steen
8 of 20
Known also "as a man of science," which artist designed a bridge and invented a new kind of rivet?
Abbott Handerson Thayer
Alton Tobey
Asher B. Durand
Alexander Nasmyth
9 of 20
After his death, the contents of this artist's studio were refused by the Louvre.
George Seurat
Paul Cézanne
Jacques-Louis David
Henri Matisse
10 of 20
Which artist painted a portrait of the composer Richard Wagner in only 35 minutes?
Asher B. Durand
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Alfred Sisley
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
11 of 20
This painting, "The Last Day of Pompeii," was declared an epic in colors by Sir Walter Scott. Which artist created the epic painting?
John Trumbull
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Karl Briullov
Vasily Surikov
12 of 20
Which artist died as a result of injuries incurred in a fall from a scaffold?
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Dante Rossetti
Michelangelo
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
13 of 20
Frustrated over losing the Prix de Rome one year, which artist attempted to starve himself to death in protest of the decision?
Jacques-Louis David
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
El Greco
Edgar Degas
14 of 20
A close friend of Marie Antoinette, this artist painted 30 portraits of the queen; "Queen Marie-Antoinette and Her Children" was the last one.
Adélaïde Labille-Guiard
Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Librun
Caspar David Friedrich
15 of 20
When the poet Guillaume Apollinaire was arrested on suspicion of stealing the "Mona Lisa" in 1911, he pointed the finger at a close friend of his. Who was the close friend, a painter, that he accused?
Paul Signac
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pablo Picasso
Alfred Sisley
16 of 20
Which artist believed that the painter's job is to specify what time it was, what month it was, and where the weather was heading, as well as what kind of people were there, what they were doing, and why they were doing it?
Thomas Eakins
John Constable
George Seurat
Asher B. Durand
17 of 20
Which artist, who loved exotic animals, had a pet wombat that he would bring to the dinner table with him?
Carl Spitzweg
Abbott Handerson Thayer
Cornelis Saftleven
Dante Rossetti
18 of 20
This bad boy of the art world killed a man in a brawl and, on another occasion, was declared a "foul and rotten member" by the Knights of Malta.
Karl Briullov
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Dante Rossetti
William Hogarth
19 of 20
Who was the only Renaissance artist to be mentioned in William Shakespeare's works?
Giulio Romano
Leonardo da Vinci
Sanzio "Raphael" Raffaello
Michelangelo
20 of 20
An amateur naturalist, which artist is known as the "father of camouflage"?
John Constable
Abbott Handerson Thayer
Asher B. Durand
Samuel Palmer